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Before the global pandemic had shutdown the world as we know it, a mysterious force was formulating new music from a deep melancholic space. Tantok emerged from the darkness with a debut single titled, “Berlin” on Jendex Records out of Hamburg, Germany in March 2020. The Ruler of Flight, Defeater of Serpents & Bringer of House Music has since released on many labels including Blanco Y Negro, Hot Groovers, Ego Music and more. His music spans genres of electronica primarily in the deep house realm with hints of progressive, slap & tech-house. Tantok has experienced success in the digital music industry. Ukrainian producer, Lucky Choice remixed, “Hour Glass” which was added to Morten and Bleu Clair’s Night Owl Radio 274 for Insomniac Events hosted by Pasquale Rotella. Tantok has amassed over 400k streams on Spotify including “All This Money” with over 60k streams alone. Tantok music has been supported internationally by the likes of Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell and more. Tantok has performed with artists like Luca Testa, Alex Nocera, Oversky and many more. Tantok has performed at big shows and festivals including Amsterdam Dance Event 2022 where he was interviewed by Nexus Dance Radio. Tantok has booked support for artists like Nox Vahn, Mat Zo, Kraak and Smaak and other great talents. Tantok has big plans set for the future including his first tour with a set in Miami for Miami Music Week.


Tantok is an American DJ and Producer.

Real name – Arias James Goldanloo was born into a musical family, with his grandmother an accomplished pianist and singer. Graduating into adult years, this led onto serious music education where Arias studied recording arts including bass guitar and piano at Colorado University in Denver, USA.

The desire to further expand on his music education uprooted him to Auckland, New Zealand, where he studied music history and audio engineering which laid credible foundation for his current sound – a unique melting pot of electronica with elements of Deep House, Tech House, Melodic Techno and Slap House crafted together in his trademark story-telling style which saw a debut release in March 2020 – the single ‘Berlin’ on German label Jendex Records. 

This followed swiftly with releases on several more European and South American record labels including Hot Groovers, Blanco Y Negro, Digital Empire among others.

His music has been supported internationally by elite heavyweights including Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell and DJ Paige and various radio shows and respectable playlists.

As a DJ, Tantok has performed with the likes of Kraak and Smaak, Mat Zo of Anjunadeep, Luca Testa, Alex Nocera, Nox Vahn, Wassu, James Grebb and other rising talents at festivals such as Miami Music Week, Shine Music Festival, Lost but Found and Amsterdam Dance Event where he did an exclusive interview for Nexus Lounge Radio. Furthermore, Tantok has rocked countless domestic venues including Club Vinyl, Cervantes Masterpiece, Larimer Lounge and the after-hours spot Knew Conscious.

2023 sees Tantok continue producing further original music and teleporting passengers at his performances in trademark high-energy, interactive, and mysterious style.

Studio enquiries – tantokhouse@gmail.com 

Booking enquiries – justin@looseleaftalentagency.com




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